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ANZAC Day 2014: Today, we will remember them.

Let me just start off by saying, I love ANZAC biscuits. I’ve eaten ANZAC biscuits throughout most of my life, but didn’t really appreciate the history behind the ANZAC biscuit or ANZAC Day in general until about a decade ago. In my last post, I mentioned that on April 25 every year, Australia and New Zealand has a national day of remembrance that marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by the forces of both countries during the First World War. This year is of particular significance because 2014 marks the centenary of the First World War. But ANZAC Day isn’t just about remembering those who fought in the First World War, it is about remembering those who have served in all military operations that Australia has been involved in. Read more…

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The ANZAC biscuit with a twist

April doesn’t just mean an extra long weekend for Easter in Australia, it also means that on April 25 every year, we have a national day of remembrance. This day of remembrance is called ANZAC (Australian and New Zealand Army Corps) Day, and originally marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. These days, the commemoration of our service people has widen to all of those who have served in all military operations that Australia has been involved in. Read more…

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